Reality check

paupers jostling ~ for worthless peacock feathers ~ in this insane world


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

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Swallows

she has warmed his heart ~ for the briefest of moments ~ and he has touched hers


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

Reside

in this world’s cities ~ where we dwell on silent paths ~ amongst the hustle


© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

Matter of scale

on a bare tree branch ~ sits a sparrow in the cold ~ we are all so small


© Lize Bard

@ https://wandererhaiku.wordpress.com/

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Object of affection

the one I treasure ~ the one I stumble upon ~ on a bright blue day


 

© Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

Little one

that was the day ~ I didn’t want to stop you ~ wanted you to fly


©Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa

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do not fear the leap ~ it is only in mid-air ~ that our wings unfurl


©Lize Bard

@ Haiku out of Africa